Joseph Awetori Yaro is a Professor of Human Geography at the University of Ghana.  He is currently the Principal of the University of Ghana Accra City, and the West Africa Regional Hub Coordinator for the Futures Agricultural Consortium. He was the Director for the Regional Institute for Population Studies (2018-2021), and the Head of the Geography and Resource Development (2017) University of Ghana. Joseph’s teaching and research interests reflect a combination development studies and rural geography. He has done extensive research in rural Ghana in the areas of Livelihoods; Migration and Development; Climate Change Adaptation; Land tenure; Agricultural Commercialization; and Food security.  He has authored several publications in these broad developmental themes and contributed to a range of policy strategies for agriculture, migration, and climate change. 

Prof Joseph Yaro